Designing and Installing a Pool

Designing and Installing a Pool

Often when people want to put a swimming pool in the backyard, they will call the local pool contractor and sign up for an installation. Unfortunately, most of the time, this is similar to someone that wants a house calling the lumberyard and ordering some wood....
Front Yard Landscape Solutions

Front Yard Landscape Solutions

The first step to creating a beautiful front yard and entryway is to reach out to the experts at Hicks Landscapes. The completed front yard. Designed and installed by Hicks Landscapes. This particular client contacted Hicks Landscapes after finishing an extensive...
What is Blossom End Rot?

What is Blossom End Rot?

Blossom end rot is a common problem in tomato gardens. It appears as a round, brown, sunken area on the end of the tomato fruit opposite the stem. As fruit ripens the area turns dry and leathery. This is often caused by a lack of calcium. The best thing to do if you...
Drought Tolerant Perennials for Your Garden

Drought Tolerant Perennials for Your Garden

Drought tolerant perennials are the perfect option for hot sunny spots in your garden.  Choose one or more of the plants listed below to create a bright sunny perennial garden that comes back year after year. Sedum Sedum are also known as “live...
Mid Summer Garden Essentials

Mid Summer Garden Essentials

By Kristen Kelly, CNLP, Hicks Landscape Designer Summer is in full swing and now is the time to freshen up your garden beds. By completing a few simple tasks now, your garden will continue to thrive well into fall. From weeding to fertilization, deadheading, mulch and...